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Approval of $119,619,239 funding for COVID-19 support by the Global Fund

Approval of $119,619,239 funding for COVID-19 support by the Global Fund

In response to Uganda’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) 2.0 Full Funding Request, the Global Fund has approved an additional funding of $119,619,239 for COVID-19 support. The C19RM budget of $127,766,925 includes $8,147,686 of the approved C19RM and carry-over activities. The total budget for IP3 is now US$ 429,705,000.

As a result, this increases the Grant Funds for the Implementation Period by US$ 119,619,239. Accordingly, The Program budget includes US$ 127,766,925 in funding granted under the Global Fund COVID-19 Response Mechanism (“C19RM Funds”) programmed towards activities to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic (“Approved C19RM Activities”). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in


Uganda CCM Gets New Coordinator/Executive Secretary

After a rigorous search process, the Executive Committee of the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for the Global Fund is pleased to introduce Dr. Alex Opio Chono as the next Coordinator of the Uganda CCM Secretariat and Executive Secretary to the CCM Board.

Dr. Chono is a Medical Doctor (MD) with a master’s degree in Public Health (MPH), both from Makerere University. He has a track-record of over 15 years in conceptualizing cutting-edge, contextually relevant, evidence-based programs in development and humanitarian settings, with a special focus on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) programming. Read More>>


ABOUT UCCM

The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) was created and established in accordance with the mandate laid out by the GFATM board since 2001 to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The structure and the concept of the Country Coordinating Mechanisms for the Global Fund is intended to reflect the principles of national ownership and participatory decision making.

This unique public-private partnership at the national level represents the governing body for the use of Global Fund resources in the recipient countries. The UCCM is responsible for coordinating submission of fresh proposals, process requests for continued funding, selecting principal recipients as well as oversight on all GFATM grants.

The Uganda CCM is a national multi-stakeholder public private partnership. The Uganda CCM comprises of members from the Central Government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Academic Sector, Private sector, UN agencies and other Bilateral agencies.

Also See The Uganda CCM Functions